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2816514 - How to Resolve Pre Picklist Migration Issues


This article lists the most common issues indicated in Manage Picklist Migration Conflicts tool and directs you to respective KBAs for resolution steps.


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Blank error while adding new employee KBA 2197679 Employee Central
Contingent Workforce: Events with externalCode are missing in the picklist event KBA 2400351 Employee Central
Cascading picklists not working on Job Info KBA 2458906 Employee Central
Unable to create Leave of Absence Time Types after migrating picklists to MDF KBA 2518461 Employee Central
EC2MDF and Legacy Picklist are out of sync:
  • Invalid EC2MDF Entry: Missing MDF PickListValues for legacy options
  • Invalid EC2MDF Entry: Inconsistent status
KBA 2770463 Employee Central
Found a hierarchy that consists of an EC2MDF picklist(s) with non-EC2MDF parent(s) KBA 2887126 Employee Central
Accessing Job Information records throws an error for all employees when accessed KBA 2203207 Employee Central
The child picklist field displays all picklist values when parent field is country-of-company KBA 2473795 Employee Central
HRIS Sync stops working for certain mappings after MDF Picklist Migration KBA 2464855 Employee Central / Profile
Character limit for picklists KBA 2088656 HXM Suite
Picklist does not follow the order that was assigned in Picklist Management KBA 2088629 HXM Suite
You get the following error when accessing the Picklist Management page: "You do not have permission to perform any Administrative or Human Resources functions" KBA 2211499 HXM Suite
The UI field displays the updated values for an updated picklist but the downloaded picklist continues to show the old values KBA 2436965 HXM Suite
Unable to import picklist – sent back to Admin Center KBA 2489655 HXM Suite
Picklists with multiple parents error KBA 2770433 HXM Suite
Self reference picklist options  KBA 2770471 HXM Suite
Picklists having cyclic dependency for parent option id  KBA 2770481 HXM Suite
Found orphan children picklists for matching parent picklists KBA 2809351 HXM Suite
Timeout in Validation Check & Merge Tool  KBA 2809364 HXM Suite
Unable to Edit Decisions Made KBA 2847070 HXM Suite
Picklist size for some of the common picklists exceeded 10000 KBA 2853338 HXM Suite
Picklist with parent in legacy, not present in MDF. [picklistId]
Picklist with parent in MDF, not present in legacy. [picklistId]
KBA 2892775 HXM Suite
Found extra options on one side with the same label KBA 2988225 HXM Suite
Legacy picklist externalCode is blank for Boomi Integrations KBA 2116077 Integration
Picklist showing UNAVAILABLE in Panels KBA 2422154 Onboarding
Picklist is not available in Data Dictionary KBA 2491998 Onboarding
Fields are not mapping between Onboarding and Employee Central in Emergency Contact Information Portlet KBA 2432866 Onboarding/Employee Central
Picklist values keep loading KBA 2416751 People Profile
Mapping picklist fields in Employee Central Position Management to RCM Integration with OData API KBA 2361220 Recruiting Management/Employee Central
Error encountered when selecting any Recruiting or Onboarding hire in the Manage Pending Hires page KBA 2478250 Recruiting Management/Employee Central
Adding filters to a Position Tile KBA 2238266 Succession and Development

See Also

For overall understanding of how to prepare for picklist migration, please refer to KBA 2770495 - What are Picklist Migration Conflicts and how to prepare for migration. You might also want to check the Picklist Migration Guide for details on the migration process, the post-migration steps as well as on how to find out if your instance is already migrated or not.


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